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EU parliament chief takes aim at UK cabinet

The first was Mrs Margaret Thatcher who was popularly known as the "Iron Lady" because of the tough stance she took against striking mine workers. Britain will officially trigger the process to quit the European Union "before or by the start of next year", David Davis, the newly-appointed Brexit Secretary, has said .



Turkey: Crowds attack troops after coup attempt

Military units have taken control of Ataturk worldwide airport in Istanbul, and communication channels including Twitter , Facebook and most state television channels have been blocked . This was the current shock to tourism in Turkey, which has actually taken a hit from a variety of bombings this year, consisting of a suicide attack in June that killed 45 people at Istanbul's primary airport.



Turkey crushes attempted coup

Meanwhile, a Turkish photographer working with a local daily was killed in clashes in Istanbul on Friday night, when Turkey was plunged into chaos by a military coup attempt, the Hurriyet daily confirmed. It is unclear who is leading the movement. "The armed forces is determined to clear the army of members of parallel structure", he said, referring to loyalists of US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed for orchestrating a coup to topple the government.


French police arrest three in Nice raid after truck attack

French police arrest three in Nice raid after truck attack

One eyewitness filmed armed officers approaching the cab of the lorry and firing repeatedly through its windscreen and doors before it appears Bouhlel can be heard screaming after being hit by a police bullet and he died slumped in the passenger seat.



Despicable Attack in Nice

Yesterday's massacre of pedestrians leaving a fireworks display along the southern city's famed boulevard ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of bullets. The "truck attack" framing also received widespread condemnation from readers. In a Facebook video, witness Tarubi Wahid Mosta recounted the horror of the attack's aftermath.